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Registration
  • Who must register and why?

    Why we register the workforce, who can register and the benefits of being a registered person.

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  • Search the Register

    Check the online Register to see who is registered with us.

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  • How to apply

    Information and advice about applications to register with us, including guidance for those who wish to return to the Register and social workers who qualified outside of the UK.

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  • Renewal

    Find out how to renew your registration and what continuing professional development CPD (previously known as PRTL) requirements you must complete.

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  • Continuing professional development (CPD)

    About Continuing Professional Development (CPD), what it is and how it works.

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  • Changing your registration or applying for another registration

    If you work in more than one role that requires you to be registered with us, or you change from one registered role to another, you’ll need to change your registration.

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  • Adult care home worker registration

    Information about the registration of adult care home workers, including how to register, guidance for employers and what happens after workers become registered.

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  • Registration guidance videos

    Find out more about registration from the videos and links below.

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  • Qualifications and other ways to register

    Qualifications you need to register and what to do if you don't yet have the qualification that's needed for your role.

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  • Employer assessment

    We have a route for registration that will allow employers to endorse their workers’ application

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  • Endorsing an application

    How endorsement works and who needs to get their application endorsed.

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  • Fees

    Information on registration fees, how to pay and what the next fee increases will be and when.

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  • The documents we need and how to send them

    We need you to send us copies of documents to prove who you are, your qualifications and to make sure you’re fit to practise.

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  • Leaving the Register

    Information on requesting removal from the Register, registration lapsing and guidance for students who wish to withdraw from their course.

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  • Employers and HEIs responsibilities

    Find out more about employers and higher education institutions (HEIs) registration responsibilities.

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  • Your responsibilities as a registered person

    Information on continuing professional development CPD (previously known as PRTL) and keeping your details up to date.

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  • Codes of Professional Practice and guidance

    Information about the codes including what people using care and support should expect from social care workers.

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  • Registering if you qualified outside the UK

    This page is for social workers who qualified outside the UK, who want to register to work in Wales.

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  • Returning to social work practice

    What you need to do if you're returning to social work practice.

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